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Court Ruling Invalidates Bump Stock Ban

On Friday, an en banc panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the bump stock ban instituted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) cannot be upheld because it conflicts with federal law. The full court voted 13-3 to overturn a December 2021 panel decision supporting the ban, stating … Read more

Badger Ordnance on AR-15 Small Parts Solutions

When many think of Badger Ordnance, they often visualize high quality optic rings and mounting solutions like the Condition One Modular Mount. What they may not know is that the company also offers a wide variety of high quality AR-15 small parts. To learn more about some of these offerings, we recently sat down with … Read more

V Seven Weapons Systems – Cure for the Common AR?

V Seven Weapons Systems is building high-quality, extremely lightweight ARs using a variety of uncommon materials including titanium, magnesium and lithium aluminum. In recent months we’ve heard a lot of good things about these rifles, so to learn more we reached to V Seven Weapons Systems owner and founder, Joel Allen.

Palmetto State Armory – SHOT Show 2019

We talk with Chad Wylie, CIO of Palmetto State Armory about what’s new for 2019. Chad highlights a pair of “competition-ready” custom series firearms in 5.56 and in 9mm, and details two new match grade billet receiver sets that PSA will be releasing this year.

Fortis Manufacturing – SHOT Show 2019

We talk new AR-15 accessories for 2019 with Paul of Fortis Manufacturing. We go over new items from Fortis, including new safety selectors, new endplates and castle nuts, a variety of new rails and more.

Finishing a Polymer80 AR-15 Lower Receiver

We get a lot of requests from readers to talk about the Polymer80 polymer lowers, so we recently had Jeremy Bedsaul of TacFix take a look at one for us. Aluminum has always been the no-brainer choice for my builds…and nothing here has changed that perspective, but it was interesting to see Jeremy go hands-on with one.

How to Assemble an AR-15 Lower Receiver

There’s never a bad time to assemble an AR-15 lower. Assembling an AR-15 lower receiver from scratch is both rewarding and cost-effective. To help get you started, we’ve put together a step-by-step visual guide and parts list.

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